Lead Structural Designer

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Aerodynamic & Mechanical > Tower Module > Tower Structure Offshore

Tower Module in Vestas Power Solutions is developing and maintaining the complete Vestas tower program. The tasks range from business case evaluations to structural engineering, including FEA, requirement management, design risk assessment, test planning and project execution and the creation of certification documentation.

The tower module team is located in three hubs: Aarhus in Denmark, Porto in Portugal and Chennai, India. You will sit amongst very enthusiastic people from many areas of the world who are always willing to help.


As Lead Structural Designer in Tower Structure Offshore, your primary responsibility will be to develop and mature tower and interface solutions for offshore wind. In greater detail, your area of responsibility will be:

  • Technical Lead on primary steel design for Offshore Tower Structure

  • Create, delegate and coordinate structure-related work packages for the structure team

  • Coordinate design requirements with Value Chain stakeholders

  • Mentor and train junior employees in the design of primary steel for tower structure

  • Manage product requirements and create tower solutions to fulfil the requirements


  • Master or PhD degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering

  • The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience with the design of offshore steel structures, alternatively, experience with steel design for other large constructions according to Eurocodes

  • Experience with dynamic calculations

  • Experience in dealing with Requirements and Design Failure Mode Evaluation and Analysis (DFMEA)


We see the ideal candidate possessing the following competencies and personality:

  • Proven technical experience and ability to balance technical solutions with business value

  • Solid technical know-how about steel design in ULS and FLS

  • Problem solving-oriented

  • Good communicator and possesses English skills at a high level

  • Motivated and open to new business opportunities

  • Comfortable about delivering results through others

What We Offer

You will become part of a rapidly growing renewable business with the opportunity to contribute to the green energy transition.

We offer a workplace with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with a well-known wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional Information

The primary work location is in Aarhus, Denmark. To be considered for this role, you will need to apply online before February 26, 2024. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. We can withdraw from the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. For more information, please contact Morten Vind Evald, Sub-module Owner, at +45 2840 3835.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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